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[audio]MIT 4.614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures, Fall 2002 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents รข Asia, Africa, and Europe. The course presents Islamic architecture both as a historical tradition and as a cultural catalyst that influenced and was influenced by the civilizations with which it came in contact.
Keywords: religious architecture; Islamic architecture; Islamic culture; Islam; architectural history; Islamic art; cultural history
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[audio]MIT 4.696 A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar Spring 2008 - MIT OpenCourseWare
This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing seminar, except that students will be asked to prepare for the final class an hour-long lecture for an undergraduate survey course. During the semester, students will study the debates about where to locate "the global" and do some comparative analysis of various textbooks...
Keywords: global; architecture; survey course; comparative analysis; researching history; global perspective; architectural history; comparative globality; art history; eurocentrism; ethnocentrism; mark kurlansky; jared diamond
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[texts]Built from Below British Architecture and the Vernacular(2010)BBS
Built from Below British Architecture and the Vernacular(2010)BBS
Keywords: vernacular; architecture; architectural; buildings; modern; design; building; nave; houses; daisy; modern architecture; lake district; vernacular architecture; daisy wheels; daisy wheel; york retreat; parish churches; geometrical design; mass housing; architectural history
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